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Composite Fillings in Silver Spring, MD
Composite fillings or resin fillings are today’s treatment of choice for plugging cavities and enhancing smiles. Composite fillings are better than traditional fillings, which are made of different kinds of metals, including mercury, which many patients don’t want in their mouth. Metal is often visible when you smile, while composite is a tooth-colored mixture of glass and plastic that blends in well with the rest of your teeth. This is especially important for patients that require front-tooth restorations.
Why Choose Composite Fillings?
Composite fillings are discreet; metal fillings are unsightly.
Composite has multiple uses and can be used to fill cavities and repair broken, discolored, worn or chipped teeth.
Composite bonds tightly to tooth surfaces, providing additional support to teeth.
Composite fillings are made with materials that are more acceptable to patients.
The Procedure for Composite Fillings/Resin Fillings
Resin fillings usually require just one office visit, and while some tooth sensitivity is normal after the procedure, this usually goes away in a short period of time. Here’s what to expect during a procedure:
1. A local anesthetic is applied to areas where Dr. Kabasela is placing the composite fillings. You won’t feel any discomfort at all.
2. The damaged part of your tooth is removed and the composite mixture is placed on the tooth in layers. A light beam is also used to help harden or set the resin material.
3. Dr. Kabasela will shape the composite fillings as necessary to obtain a comfortable fit and natural looking result.
4. The composite fillings are then polished to make them stain-resistant, durable and resilient to wear and tear.
Composite fillings are designed to last a long time but may require replacing or repair down the road. To keep them in top shape, floss, brush and visit your dentist regularly.
Composite fillings/resin fillings with Dr. Kabasela in Silver Spring are the preferred treatment for tooth decay and cosmetic enhancements. Call us today for a consultation.
Metropolitan Dental Specialty Group, located in Silver Spring, MD, is a Dental Practice who services patients from North Bethesda, MD, Hyattsville, MD, and White Oak, MD. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our office and encourage you to
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